What does severe abdominal pain during menstruation indicate?

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Posted on Mon, 8 Jun 2015 in Internal Doctor Category
Question: What could be the possibility of the pain in abdomen during mensurations. Never felt the pain in younger age.
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Answered by Dr. Vaishalee Punj 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Pap smear would be helpful

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thanks for your query.

There can be many reasons. Mostly pain during menstruation is hormonal. A pap smear would be helpful to rule out conditions of the cervix like cervicitis, etc that can also cause pain. Consult your gynecologist to get this test done.

Please let me know if you have any other symptoms.

Dr Vaishalee
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